The ‘boom’ of the anti-oil referendums put several projects around Colombia in check, and communities continue with the intention of blocking the development of oil projects. A referendum against the Porton is once again on the table
Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), the Attorney General’s Office, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), the Ministry of Environment (MinAmbiente) and Medellin’s Mayor’s Office signed a pact to improve the city’s air quality.
The National Agency of Environmental Licenses (ANLA) announced a technical team to follow up on the Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) project Oripaya block located in the municipality of San Jose de Cucuta in the department of Santander.
It has been half a year since the environmental emergency at Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) La Lizama 158 well took place. Environmental entities visited the area and published a report. This and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
The oil sector has proposed the development of unconventional projects to increase the country’s oil reserves and ensure self-sufficiency in the long term. However, this has generated much controversy and many Colombians have expressed their rejection of this possibility.